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Government Information

This guide is designed to be an introduction to government information available at the CSULB University Library and what is available for free through the Internet.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Congressional documents, along with Congressional reports, are part of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set.  The Congressional Documents collection consists of House Documents, Senate Documents, and Senate Treaty Documents.  House and Senate documents contain various kinds of materials ordered to be printed by both chambers of Congress. Documents can include reports of executive departments and agencies, as well as committee prints, that were ordered to be printed as documents. Senate Treaty Documents contain the text of a treaty as it is submitted to the U.S. Senate for ratification by the President of the United States.  Browse Congressional Documents.

This digital collection includes Congressional hearings, the U.S. Serial Set including maps, Congressional Research Service publications, Committee Prints, and House & Senate Documents and Reports. Certain collections go back to 1789.